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    • An Olive Oil Packing House, Near Sacramento, CA

    • Franciscan missionaries planted the first olive trees in California in 1769, where they thrived in the rich soil and moderate climate. By the mid 1880s California olive oil had earned a reputation of quality comparable to any European import, and...
    • BBSAC013
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. In this view are of cannons pulled by infantry horses. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include Market Cafe...
    • 1072d
    • Automobiles and Horses

    • 1931
    • In this photograph, two men on horseback pose next to two automobiles. The circa 1930 Pontiacs have dealer plates.
    • 372
    • Bill Elliott

    • 1922
    • Portrait of local Chevrolet dealer Bill Elliott on a horse, taken in May of 1922, during the Days of '49 celebration in Sacramento.
    • 1688
    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b
    • Budweiser Coach in Front of the Elks Temple

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows a horse-drawn Budweiser wagon resting outside of the Elks Temple at 925 Eleventh Street. To the right of the picture is a sign for the Top of the Town Restaurant, a fourteenth-floor eatery and lounge that provided...
    • 911
    • California State Fair, Livestock Judging

    • 1930
    • The western leg of racetrack at the California State Fair is also a place of judgment as participants parade their livestock in this 1930s photograph. A team of horses in the center of the photograph is pulling a wagon labeled Meadow View Stock...
    • 645
    • Carriage Driving

    • 1945
    • Side view of a man, possibly Mr. Danielson, driving a carriage pulled by three ponies. This photograph was taken at a stable on Howe Avenue, sometime between 1945 and 1958. Mr. Danielson raised and showed Hackney ponies.
    • 1704
    • Chariot Riding

    • 1945
    • Photograph taken of a man, possibly Mr. Danielson, who raised and showed hackney ponies, driving a chariot. The chariot is pulled by three horses on a practice track.
    • 1696
    • Chariots Racing by State Fair Grandstand

    • 1927
    • Three chariots blaze their way past the California State Fair grandstand in this May 1927 photograph. Each pulled by four horses, the chariots are pushing their way south along the west stretch of the track. The race was part of the...
    • 2421
    • Cowboy Atop Horse

    • 1922
    • This May 1922 photograph captures a man, in cowboy dress and with lasso ready, sitting atop a white-colored horse. In the background is a large performance tent.
    • 1691
    • Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1907
    • Charles and Margaret Crocker turned their elegant mansion, captured in this circa 1907 postcard made in Germany, into one of the Golden State’s most fabled art museums over a century ago and it remains one of California’s finest art galleries. This...
    • BBSAC951
    • Days of ’49 Parade

    • 1922
    • This May 1922 photograph shows a parade, held as part of Sacramento’s Days of ’49 festivities. A wagon makes its way, easterly, down K Street, at its intersection with Seventh Street, led by six horses and driven by Jack Smith. The wagon and...
    • 2428
    • Early Air Mail Flight from Mather Field

    • 1925
    • Taken in 1925, this photograph captures the first air mail flight from Sacramento's Mather Field. The photograph was also taken to promote a motion picture entitled "The Pony Express," partially filmed in the area. A stunt rider on horseback,...
    • 1942
    • Edgar Simpson in Chariot

    • 1922
    • This May 1927 photograph captures Edgar Simpson, an Elk Grove-area rancher, readying to participate in the Sacramento ’49 Roundup, a rodeo-style event that sought to revive some of the legendary horsemanship of the mid-nineteenth century American...
    • 2420
    • Edgar Simpson Wins Chariot Race

    • 1927
    • In this May 1927 photograph, Sacramento area rancher Edgar Simpson, left, edges out another rider in a chariot race at the California State Fairgrounds’ racetrack. Spectators sit on the eastern edge of the track. The chariots were part of the...
    • 2422
    • Fire Company at Independence Day Parade

    • 1910
    • This July 4, 1910, photograph shows horse-drawn fire engines parading along K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 30,000 Sacramentans witnessed the Independence Day parade which featured horses. Several awards were given for the fittest and...
    • 617
    • Folsom Rodeo

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the Folsom Rodeo, located off of Stafford Street. Set during the summer, the event was first held in 1960.
    • BBSAC917
    • Four men on horseback

    • 1928
    • In this photograph, four men sit on horseback, pulling on a rope which is tethered to something out of view.
    • 1723


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